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Wildlife conservation coordinates the development, improvement and dissemination of measures in favour of priority bird species that cannot be helped by habitat protection alone. Together with BirdLife Switzerland and the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN), the department also coordinates the “Species Recovery for Swiss Birds” programme.
Help for the most endangered bird species. The Swiss species recovery programme for birds aims to set up recovery projec ...
Swiss species recovery programme for birds
Population size of the jackdaw in Switzerland shows marked long-term fluctuations. Nationwide monitoring programmes have ...
Substantial local populations of the Woodlark exist in only two regions of Switzerland today: the western Jura mountains ...
Compared to the 1960s, the Western Barn Owl and the Kestrel have become much rarer in the Swiss Central Plateau. The dec ...
Kestrel and the Western Barn Owl
Conservation efforts for the wryneck are being nationally coordinated and strengthened.
Coming to the aid of the hoopoe is an ambitious undertaking, which can succeed owing to the extensive knowledge accumula ...
In collaboration with farmers, the Swiss Ornithological Institute tries to enhance food availability for Scops Owls.